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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1906 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858

Famous and historic events from 1906

Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge
Royal Navy launches the first 'Dreadnought' battleship

Famous Britons born in 1906
A J P Taylor
Carol Reed
Catherine Cookson
Edward Hulton
Eric Birley
Ernst Chain
Hugh Gaitskell
Ithell Colquhoun
J I M Stewart
Joan Hassall
John Betjeman
John Phillips
Phyllis Pearsall
Richard Llewellyn
Richard van der Riet Woolley
T H White
Vero Wynne-Edwards

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
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When I was a nurse my favourite assignment was the anorexia ward. I sometimes had 17 dinners - Jo Brand
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On this day:
Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
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